The Best Seafood Restaurants in Orlando

The OpenTable Team

Orlando, Florida has grown into the theme park capital of the world -- home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Sea World, and a myriad of other family-friendly attractions. World-class chefs have made this tourism hub a dining capital. Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico make Orlando an ideal destination for seafood. The best seafood in Orlando serves flakey mahi-mahi, blackened redfish, and juicy jumbo shrimp. Diners won't have a tough time finding a spot to eat an ocean-inspired meal. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We've pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Whether fish and chips or surf and turf, all of these restaurants promise stellar seafood dishes with standout service. Pick one for an unforgettable seafood dining experience.

Restaurants:Bonefish Grill - Kissimmee - Osceola Parkway, Ruth's Chris Steak House - Orlando, F&D Kitchen and Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steakhouse, American
Neighborhoods:Kissimmee, I Drive / Sand Lake, Heathrow

Bonefish Grill - Kissimmee - Osceola Parkway

$$$$·Seafood·
Kissimmee
43 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Located at Main Gate 192 in Kissimmee, Bonefish Grill is a seafood restaurant that also has a popular bar. The star at Bonefish Grill is the grilled fish menu, which includes some Read more
100% recommended
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Orlando

$$$$·Steakhouse·
I Drive / Sand Lake
1,747 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse is an international chain known for stellar steaks and seafood. The same holds true for their Orlando location, where visitors can order from a menu of steaRead more
86% recommended

F&D Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·American·
Heathrow
589 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
F&D stands for food and drink. The restaurant does both well, which is why it serves some of the best seafood in Orlando and the surrounding area. Officially located in Lake Mary, Read more
90% recommended

The Capital Grille - Millenia, Orlando

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Orlando
1,635 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Another popular chain of steakhouse that also serves some of the best seafood in Orlando is the Capital Grille. While the restaurant is well known for their killer cuts of meat, thRead more
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Orlando / Central Florida East

Vines Grille and Wine Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Dr. Phillips
1,746 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Any seafood lover who also loves wine will be happy eating at Vines. This wine bar and seafood spot has a large menu of drinks and fish dishes, so visitors can leave sated and quenRead more
Late Night Find in Orlando / Central Florida East

Roy's Orlando

$$$$·Seafood·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,467 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Roy's is a celebrated Hawaiian Asian fusion restaurant. Distinctly upscale, Roy's offers interesting and innovative fish dishes with an island flair. Think: Hawaiian OPah with shisRead more
81% recommended

Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster

$$$$·Steak·
Winter Park
2,568 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The name says it all. Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster is the best place to go in Orlando if lobster is your seafood of choice. Christner's has been in business for more than 25Read more
94% recommended
Steak in Orlando / Central Florida East

Johnnie's Hideaway

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lake Buena Vista
2,862 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Want a seafood meal set in a formal setting? There may be no better spot in Orlando than Johnnie's Hideaway. The restaurant touts itself as a great spot for business meals, specialRead more
86% recommended
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KRES CHOPHOUSE

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown Orlando
2,096 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Another great steakhouse in the area that serves some of the best seafood in Orlando is Kres Chophouse. This steakhouse, like most, has a wide variety of meats and fishes to chooseRead more
96% recommended
Steak in Orlando / Central Florida East

Spencer's for Steaks and Chops

$$$$·Steak·
I Drive / Sand Lake
633 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
In the popular Hilton Orlando is Spencer's For Steaks and Chops. This meat-focused restaurant is also seafood-focused, serving up some of the best coastal fare in town. Want shellfRead more
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A Land Remembered at Rosen Shingle Creek

$$$$·Steakhouse·
I Drive / Sand Lake
743 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Another excellent seafood restaurant in a hotel is A Land Remembered in Rosen Shingle Creek. A Land Remembered is upscale, and its decor matches its setting: in a golf clubhouse. PRead more
94% recommended
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blu on the Avenue

$$$$·Seafood·
Winter Park
563 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Blu on the Avenue is technically located in Winter Park. However, it has some of the best seafood in Orlando and the surrounding areas. Blue on the Avenue is a fusion restaurant thRead more
85% recommended
Seafood in Orlando

Vito's Chop House - Orlando, FL

$$$$·Steakhouse·
I Drive / Sand Lake
1,823 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
When they're looking for seafood, most diners probably don't go to a steakhouse or an Italian restaurant. However, Vito's Chop House, an Italian Steakhouse, has some of the best seRead more
87% recommended
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Hemingway's

$$$$·Seafood·
Lake Buena Vista
1,772 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Hemingway is well known for writing the Old Man and the Sea and spending lots of time in Cuba. So it's fitting that Hemingway's restaurant has some of the best seafood in Orlando. Read more
90% recommended
Seafood in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Bull & Bear Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lake Buena Vista
2,121 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
They may need to add a sea creature to the restaurant name of Bull & Bear. That's because this stellar restaurant shines for its seafood dishes, like the pan-seared black cod and tRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Seito Sushi - Baldwin Park

$$$$·Asian·
Winter Park
411 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Any diner whose favorite way to eat seafood is raw should dine at Seito Sushi. Located in downtown, Seito has an outstanding selection of rolls, nigiri, and sashimi, as well as fisRead more
94% recommended
Romantic in Orlando
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310 Park South

$$$$·American·
Winter Park
600 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
310 Park South Orlando features New American cuisine. Part of this cuisine is fish: diners rave about the seafood options here. The menu has a good selection of dishes from the seaRead more
83% recommended

Morton's The Steakhouse - Orlando

$$$$·Steakhouse·
I Drive / Sand Lake
1,964 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Morton's is an upscale steakhouse restaurant that has chandeliers, white table cloths, and an impeccably-trained staff. They also have a standout selection of seafood dishes that wRead more
88% recommended

The Palm Orlando

$$$$·Steakhouse·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,896 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
For a restaurant that serves a good mix of meat, vegetables, and seafood, head to the Palm Orlando. This international chain of upscale steakhouses is also celebrated for some of tRead more
87% recommended

MoonFish - Orlando

$$$$·Seafood·
I Drive / Sand Lake
1,837 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Moonfish has a little something for everyone, especially if the diners in a party are looking for seafood and sushi. With Pan Asian, Cajun, and Creole influences, Moonfish promisesRead more
83% recommended
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